From Sikkim to Sukhim

Giving Darjeeling back to Sikkim would restore the historical unity of this region. Old Sikkim was the land of the Bhutias and Lepchas; the future Sukhim would be a Nepali-dominated state of the Indian Union, which would respond to the frustrations of the Nepalis of India and defuse today's tensions.

The hill area cast of the Kosi river was known as Denzong (valley of rice) to Tibetans. Earlier settlers, the Lepchas, called it Neliang (the country of caverns).

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